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Getting the public on our side – a crucial role for retired members

UNISON will use our members’ experiences, evidence and expertise to win over public opinion in support of properly funded public services, building on the very successful UNISON public services champions’ campaign. This campaign harnesses members’ voices from the front line to highlight the valuable work they do and the pressures they face and delegates backed […]

Mac Senior Retired Members May 2017

– Another EXCELLENT Scottish Retired Members Conference – Retired Members urged to support LG colleagues fight for Fair Pay – Not “Another Election” … – Deadlines for the 2017 National R M Conference – Integrated Health Care …. Is it working? – 3 Good Conference workshops – UNISON RM issues – 2017 National RM Conference […]

Retired Members Info and Resources Issue 73 AprilMay 2017

Sources of help and advice The Age Scotland helpline is the confidential, free-phone helpline for older people in Scotland. It provides information, friendship and advice to older people and those seeking advice on how best to support older friends and family members. Tel: 0800 12 44 222 Your local Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) can help […]

Retired Members Info and Resources Issue 72 MarchApril 2017

Security in the home Here are some simple precautions to protect yourself inside and outside your home, covering how to secure your home, safety outside your home, scams, identity theft and what to do if you are affected by crime. Most burglars are opportunists and they will look for unlocked doors or opened windows to […]

Mac Senior Retired Members October 2016 Conference Special

Four page Retired Members Conference Special The 2016 Conference may prove to be a turning point for UNISON’s Retired Members. It seemed much more positive than in recent years. Not so many speakers simply regurgitating policies and speeches from previous years. Because of that – and skillful compositing by the Standing Orders Committee – we […]

Mac Senior Retired Members July 2016

– All change for the Scottish Retired Members Committee. – Have you registered for the 2016 National Retired Members Conference? – Oor Rose chaired the SPF AGM – Fife UNISON Retired Members support the students – Referendum: That’s another fine mess they’ve got us into! – Over 75? … Don’t give up your free TV licence […]